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Congratulations to Carnap Prize Winner!

Published: June 18, 2018

We’re pleased to announce that Gabbrielle Johnson is the winner of the 2017-18 Carnap Prize for her paper entitled “Against Representationalism About Bias.” More information regarding the prize can be found here and a list of previous Carnap Prize Essayists can be found here.

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Congratulations to Jonathan Gingerich!

Published: June 14, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Gingerich has filed his dissertation, “Freedom’s Spontaneity,” and it has been accepted. His Ph.D. degree will be awarded on June 15, 2018.

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Brian Copenhaver Featured in Daily Bruin

Published: June 4, 2018

The Daily Bruin featured an article on the retirement of Prof. Brian Copenhaver and his contributions to UCLA. You can read more at: https://dailybruin.com/2018/06/04/ucla-faculty-donors-honor-retired-professor-for-notable-research-leadership/

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Congratulations to Sabine Tsuruda!

Published: June 4, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Sabine Tsuruda has filed her dissertation, “Moral Agency and the Workplace,” and it has been accepted. Her PhD degree will be awarded on June 15, 2018.

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Graduate Student Placements

Published: May 25, 2018

Congratulations to the following graduate students and graduate alumni on their new positions: Denis Buehler, appointed Visiting Assistant Professor at University of Tubingen Lee-Ann Chae, appointed Assistant Professor at Temple University Jonathan Gingerich, appointed Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow at Washington University St. Louis Kevin Lande, appointed as Assistant Professor at York University, Canada (and Post-Doctoral Fellow…

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Bill Kowalsky Wins UCLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award

Published: April 18, 2018

Congratulations to Bill Kowalsky who has been chosen to receive UCLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award.  The award, which is given to only five teaching assistants on campus each year, recognizes extraordinary teaching.  We commend and thank Bill for his dedication, excellence, and innovation in teaching.

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Kim Johnston Wins Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award

Published: April 17, 2018

Congratulations to Kim Johnston who has been chosen to receive UCLA’s Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award.  The award, which is given to only four graduate students on campus, honors distinguished academic performance combined with service to the university and community.  We commend and thank Kim for her outstanding contributions to…

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Congratulations to Kevin Lande!

Published: April 3, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Kevin Lande has filed his dissertation, “Parts of Perception,” and it has been accepted. His PhD degree will be awarded on March 23, 2018.

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In Memoriam: Sean Foran

Published: March 28, 2018

We’re very sad to have learned that our graduate alumnus Sean Foran died last summer from brain cancer. Sean began the program in 1989, finishing in 1997.  His dissertation, Animal Movement, was chaired by Kit Fine and Rogers Albritton. Sean taught at Kansas State University, Bowling Green State University, and Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville….

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